I don’t want to annoy the followers of my writing blog by constantly going on about my podcast, but I feel this episode is one that should be heard. Especially now, which is why I’m sharing it with you.
So, please give it a listen and maybe ponder its message of where hate leads, of tolerance, and of compassion. And if you like what you’ve heard, please consider sharing it with others.
P.S. Clicking on the image or link below will take you to the episode’s web page where you’ll find listening links, all links mentioned in the show, a peek behind the scenes of the episode, and a full transcript.
Hello Book Nerds,
Seventy-eight years ago, a girl had her 13th birthday. And on that birthday she was given a book. The pages of that book were completely blank until she quickly jotted down a single sentence expressing her hope that the book would be a great support to her.
Her writing career was cut brutally
short two years later.
The girl was Anne Frank. The book in question would become her diary and a record of life trying to be normal under a very abnormal circumstances. And unfortunately, hate and utter cruelty would put an end to that life.
And it’s the story of how her diary turned into a book that would resonate and inspire hope in people across the world that I’m covering in this latest episode of The Book Owl Podcast….